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Recent articles by Sandra:

George H.W. Bush Hospitalized Till He ‘Regains His Strength’ From Mild Pneumonia

Former President George H.W. Bush was hospitalized over the Easter weekend with a "mild case" of pneumonia that has since resolved, his spokesman announced on Tuesday afternoon. But the 41st president is staying put at Houston Methodist Hospital "for further observation while he regains his strength," according to a statement released by his office. → Read More

Bill Clinton Pays a Visit to George H.W. Bush: ‘We Caught Up About Kids, Grandkids, Old Times and New Times’

George H.W. Bush’s spokesman says that the duo often catch up, noting that this weekend’s trip was “purely social” → Read More

Sean Spicer Scolds Longtime White House Reporter ‘Stop Shaking Your Head’ During Press Briefing

“It’s stressful on a daily basis,” reporter April Ryan tells PEOPLE of attending Spicer’s White House press briefings → Read More

George W. Bush Says Prince Harry Really Is Prince Charming

Through his work supporting veterans, George W. Bush has found a new ally: Prince Harry. The two met last year at the Invictus Games in Orlando for the second go-round of Harry’s passion project. (The first installment of the event took place in London in 2014.) And the former president is here to confirm all your dreams — Harry is just the Prince Charming you’d expect him to be. And to top it… → Read More

George W. Bush Puts the OMG in Om: That Time He Got Kicked Out of a Yoga Class

Laura Bush reveals that her husband is even more of a Renaissance man than we knew and can be found not only in his art studio—but on a yoga mat → Read More

Someone in the Bush Household Isn’t Thrilled About George and Laura’s New Rescue Pup Freddy (Hint: It’s the Cat!)

Freddy is a mixed breed pooch, or “what’s known as Heinz 57 variety,” Laura Bush tells PEOPLE → Read More

The Inside Story of George W. Bush’s Never-Seen Painting of His Wife Laura: ‘I Changed It Four Times!’

Former President George W. Bush tells PEOPLE he’s also painted a photo of his mother, Barbara Bush → Read More

President George W. Bush Addresses His Meme-Inspiring Poncho Problems: You ‘Try to Put That Baby On’

"I was afraid my hair was — was going to go up," George W. Bush tells PEOPLE → Read More

George W. Bush Opens Up About His Sleepless Nights After 9/11

The 43rd president recognizes that his plight was "incomparable" to the 9/11 responders who witnessed the tragedy firsthand → Read More

George W. Bush Breaks Down His Affection for Michelle Obama: ‘We Just Took to Each Other’

The former president would like to work with Mrs. Obama, in her “after life” on veterans’ issues, he tells PEOPLE. → Read More

George W. Bush Paints Love Letters to the Men and Women He Sent to War: ‘I Think About Their Troubles and Their Joys’

“It consumed me,” former President George W. Bush tells PEOPLE of his just-published first art book, Portraits of Courage → Read More

George W. Bush Breaks His Silence on the Direction of the Country Under President Trump: ‘I Don’t Like the Racism and Name-Calling’

“I’m optimistic about where we’ll end up,” former President Bush tells PEOPLE of the current political unrest in America → Read More

Hillary Clinton, After Massive Marches Protesting President Trump’s Agenda, Tells PEOPLE: ‘We Have to Keep Up the Momentum’

Hillary Clinton tells PEOPLE: “I will never stop believing in this country and our collective future” → Read More

Scarlett Johansson Reveals She Used Planned Parenthood When She Was 15 at Women’s March

Scarlett Johansson got personal during the women’s march in Washington D.C. on Saturday as she spoke out about women’s health issues. The 32-year-old actress began her candid speech wit… → Read More

Donald Trump Caps Inaugural Events With Self-Congratulations for Proving Critics Wrong: ‘We Did a Really Good Job Today’

“We began this journey and they we, we — and they meant me — didn’t have a chance, and we won,” Trump said → Read More

Michelle Obama Breaks Her Silence About the Night Donald Trump Was Elected: ‘I Went to Bed’

First Lady Michelle Obama says she went to bed early on election night knowing the outcome “was in the hands of the American people” → Read More

Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine Talk Relationship Goals in New PEOPLE Interview

Hillary Clinton tells PEOPLE she and running mate Tim Kaine are “focused on learning about each other” → Read More

Why Laura Bush Can't Forget a Shoeless Afghan Boy – and What She Wants the next President to Do About It

Former First Lady tells PEOPLE she wants next president to 'stay engaged' in Afghanistan → Read More

Kendrick Lamar Vs. Bruno Mars: POTUS and FLOTUS' Favorite Songs, Movies and Moments of 2015

"Never thought I'd do that," President Obama tells PEOPLE of one of his favorite moments of 2015 → Read More

Al Gore Declines to Endorse Hillary Clinton for President

Bill Clinton's former Vice President Al Gore says he never planned a 2016 run himself → Read More